Behavior & Discipline
Best Child Discipline Methods for Preschoolers
From temper tantrums to establishing limits, effective child discipline methods you can use anywhere.
The Interrupt Rule
If you are tired of being interrupted by your preschooler, you may want to take some advice from seasoned preschool teachers with The Interrupt Rule.
New Year's Resolutions for Kids
Helping your child make New Year's resolutions is a great way to teach them about setting and keeping goals.
Avoid Raising a Spoiled Child
No parent wants to raise a spoiled child, but it can happen to the best of us (really!). How to stop spoiling your kids.
When Your Preschooler Has A Potty Mouth
Swear words and a potty mouth are no laughing matter. How to stop a child from cursing.
As a discipline technique, does spanking children work?
How to Set Up a Reward System for Children
A reward system can do wonders for encouraging good behavior in your preschooler, from encouraging her to use the toilet to getting him to put his toys away.
Parenting an Oppositional Child
When your child is constantly saying "no" it can be frustrating. How to parent an oppositional child.
Teaching a Preschooler to Stop Hitting
Has your child taken to hitting every time she doesn't get her way? Try these tips to stop your preschooler from hitting.
What to Do When a Child Bites
Your child has bitten another child and you are at a complete loss. What to do when a child bites. (Hint -- don't bite back!)
How to Handle a Bossy Child
A bossy child is common during the preschool years. How to deal with your new self-proclaimed chief.
Discipline Techniques for Young Children
Believe it or not, there are other discipline techniques for preschoolers other than saying no. Check out these alternatives.
How to Stop an Interrupting Child
Your preschooler has a lot to say, you just wish he wouldn't do it while you are talking to someone else. How to teach an interrupting child to stop.
How Do I Stop a Preschool Bully?
Kids, even small, cute ones, can be mean. How to help your child if he's being targeted by a preschool bully.
Are "Time-Outs" Really an Effective Child Discipline Technique?
"Time-outs" are a popular child discipline technique. But what do you do when they don't work?
How to Deal With a Tattletale
Preschoolers love to tell on people. Part of their social development, tattling is a way for your little one to exercise her moral compass. But let's face it, it's a behavior that can be really annoying. Here's how to deal with a tattletale.
Truth and Consquences -- Why Preschoolers Lie
All preschoolers lie occasionally. And although lying is a normal part of a child’s development, it’s something you can't overlook. As a parent, it’s your job to teach your child the importance of telling the truth. In order to deal with the situation, you need to know a) why your little Pinocchio is lying and b) how to teach him to value honesty. Here’s how.
It's Clean Up Time! How to Get Your Preschooler to Put Away Toys
How a preschooler learns to clean up now sets the stage for how they will complete the chore as they get older. Here’s how to make the task run smoothly.